Bird - Chess History and Reminisces - 1893

Jon's main chess page

Bird (H.E.): Chess History and Reminiscences. Dean & Son. n.d.(1893) 1st Edn. Original brown cloth. Portrait, pp xxiv, 138. LN 236. Includes sections on the origin of chess, the middle ages, the 19th century (chess clubs, chess masters), blindfold chess, habits and idiosyncracies of chess players.